The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

271 results for ‘Religion and Spirituality’ found

Summary: This issue includes a message from the retiring chairman thanking members, a message from the secretary with an update on members who had been released, a letter from a member about their experience... Read More

Summary: This issue includes a note from the new editor, a message from the “Inmate Committee” which includes an announcement for an upcoming meeting with the Citizens Advisory Committee, Svend Robinson,... Read More

Summary: This issue includes a message from both the President and Vice-President of the organization, letters from program co-ordinators with information regarding programs, a history of the N.B.O with... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes correspondence with the magazine’s readership, a response to a suggested legislation around parole eligibility, advice for adjusting to life outside of prison, feedback on... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes nutritional information from the kitchen, and update from The Pagan Group, advice on starting your own business, and a list of offenses and subsequent punishments from... Read More

Summary: This issue includes updates on member milestones, a call to commemorate October 22nd as “Donald Marshall Jr. Day”  (1990), articles recounting a sacred circle feast, information about the... Read More

This spring issue features biological details of the retrovirus HIV and new counter-therapies such as antibodies and block binding. As well, an article on second hand smoke provides statistics on carbon... Read More

The Communicator

(Summer 1996) released from Springhill Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes an article on prisoner’s rights, an update on settlements awarded to those who suffered abuse while in the government’s care in Nova Scotia, one prisoner’s reflections... Read More

This is the inaugural issue of The Mallard. The founding Editor writes that this publication should be a place to “share news, opinion and creative expression.” This issue features an article... Read More

This issue is dedicated to (and features an article about) Glen Flett, founder of the L.I.N.C. society. Other articles discuss the federal election, self injury, meditation, and the the Elizabeth Fry Society.    Read More

SUMMARY: Articles in this issue consider the root causes of crime, discussing poverty and the illegal drug trade. Solutions brought forward critique the introduction of a compulsory treatment centre and... Read More

Tightwire V22(4)

(Winter 1988) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This issue discusses Christmas in prison, the suicide of a prisoner in the segregation unit of P4W, and the poor living conditions at P4W. Articles address the health implications of smoking and... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a look at the American prison system, an article on Gord Downie’s legacy, a recap of a recent symposium for the arts, research being done on the prison’s theatre program,... Read More

This issue discusses prisoner rehabilitation and access to constructive activities such as the prospective return of prison farms and the limited access prisoners have to current technology.  Some information... Read More

In addition to an editorial about the penal press, this issue of Avatar includes an opinion piece on how prison affects prisoners, a reprint of an editorial opinion piece on the importance of goal setting,... Read More